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Finding Motivation when I’m Not a Runner: Quarter 1 Update

Ok, I’m getting a workout in before I even sit down to start writing. Be right back…<twenty minutes later>…Whoosh! That felt amazing. Not a jog and nothing extreme, just squeezed in a little Piyo at home. I am not a fitness buff, but my health is important to me. And I already feel taller and… Continue reading Finding Motivation when I’m Not a Runner: Quarter 1 Update

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A Sincere Evaluation of how I Spend my Time

Creating my own Happiness: A Reflection upon my Priorities I’ve noticed that I am so often waiting to be happy. Waiting for life to be easier, less chaotic, or to have fewer demands on my time. But I know if I am going to insist on waiting for these things to be happy, I will… Continue reading A Sincere Evaluation of how I Spend my Time

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A Few of my Favorite Things: My Petite Joys

I have been struggling a bit lately with my attitude. There have been many days when I have felt too short tempered. Too many days when I feel too impatient with those that are dearest to me. Too many days when I just don’t want to do anything. I so easily get caught in the mindset… Continue reading A Few of my Favorite Things: My Petite Joys

The Littles · Whole Health

Small Acts of Kindness: A New Way to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Stop Bullying: Part I Hello, February! It’s hard to believe January is already behind us. Valentine’s Day is just a few weeks away now. While today’s post is about Valentine’s Day, I’ll clue you in: there’s a twist. It’s the first post of a short, monthly series I’m starting about anti-bullying <the Hot Topic right now>.… Continue reading Small Acts of Kindness: A New Way to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

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57 Date Night Ideas to Get You out of a Rut

I truly believe that one key to a happily-ever-after is to never stop dating your spouse. Never stop getting to know one another, growing and learning together. Date night is ever important for a strong marriage. But life gets crazy busy. It can be difficult to find a sitter, or sometimes you’re just short on cash.… Continue reading 57 Date Night Ideas to Get You out of a Rut

Kitchen Table · Whole Health

How to Meal Prep Like a Boss

We’re already several weeks into the New Year, and hopefully keeping strong with the resolutions we made to improve our health. A couple of weeks ago I posted about menu planning and how it can improve and maintain healthy eating habits. This week is all about meal prep, and the two go together like carrots… Continue reading How to Meal Prep Like a Boss

The Littles · Whole Health

8 Tips for Raising a Life-Long Veggie-Lover

Breaking News: Lachanophobia Pandemic Strikes the Nation! *Lachanophobia: An irrational fear and avoidance of vegetables.  Parents everywhere are struggling to get their kids to eat their vegetables, often resorting to tactics such as bribery or disguise. There are reports of parents across the nation offering their children bribes, such as,”If you finish your vegetables, you… Continue reading 8 Tips for Raising a Life-Long Veggie-Lover

Kitchen Table · Whole Health

The Ultimate Menu Planning Guide

For all those who want to eat healthy, but have to do so on a schedule and a budget Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, which means I may receive a percentage of the proceeds if purchases are made after clicking on the links.  Many of us have made health related New Year’s resolutions this… Continue reading The Ultimate Menu Planning Guide

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My 2017 Resolutions

I have a confession: I am not perfect. I do not have all the answers. I am not super mom. My house can be quite messy at times. I do not work faster than the speed of light. I am constrained to the same 24-hour day as every other mom in the world. I am… Continue reading My 2017 Resolutions

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Why I Make New Year’s Resolutions

Some words we use so often, we find them very familiar. Familiar enough that we may take their meaning for granted. But if we take a moment to read a word’s definition and reflect upon it, we often find hidden depths we have long over looked. Take, for example,the word resolve. “Resolve(v.) To come to a… Continue reading Why I Make New Year’s Resolutions